land shark


land shark
1) a person on the prowl for members of the opposite sex
2) a boarding house keeper, in the sense of someone cheating seamen
3) a usurer
4) one who seizes land by craft or force
5) a customs house officer

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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